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Record 5223

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Catherine A. Judd, "Male Pseudonyms and Female Authority in Victorian England": "In 1877 [Mary Ann] Evans wrote to her future sister-in-law Mary Findlay Cross that 'I read your touching story aloud yesterday ...'"
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 1877
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Mary Ann Evans
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Mary Finlay Cross
Title: story
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5223  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: John O. and Robert L. Jordan and Patten
  Title: Literature in the Marketplace: Nineteenth-Century British Publishing and Reading Practices
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 256
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John O. and Robert L. Jordan and Patten (ed.), Literature in the Marketplace: Nineteenth-Century British Publishing and Reading Practices (Cambridge, 1995), p. 256, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5223, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:

Quotation from George Eliot, Letters (9 vols; New Haven, 1978) 5: 171.

 

 

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